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would not be here if they did not lon >> they are making a profit on action what happens. >>reporter: state senator jerry hill, whose district covers san bruno and who is among those leading the charge for stiffer penalties and more oversight of pg&e, has harsh words for the utility company and the state. he says quote."pg&e owns the state of california and the puc.it's shameful that they would allow pg&e to profit from their behavior, their negligence, their poor maintenance." >> this is not over by a longshot. >> to try to make sure that this will not happen again the customers will have to pay over the $2 billion in upgrades and collect their normal rate of return on investment 11.3%. the mayor is expected that they will make between 140-$140 million. >> by making a profit of the explosion. it >> by making an explosion they should not have to make it at the expense of ratepayers. >> this continues to fill us and we need a voice for the people, the public to look out for our safety could not charge us more money and blow up our neighborhood. >>reporter: that is an estimated $1 per
, their tactics have changed. >> we take immediate action. we know that lies are at stake and if there is an immediate shooting, our officers gather and engage. >> overall there was very little panic at local schools but definitely a solemn news that made parents want to be closer to their children today. >>> thanks very much. >>> there is a vigil of one in san jose we want to share with you. remarkable picture, the mother shared this photo. the little girl lighting a candle. some just his change. san jose loves connecticut. that is sandy hook elementary school. >> we have a lot more as the tragedy unfolds. stay with us for continuing coverage. receive urgent updates by downloading our free news app and opting for a push notification. find the latest at abc7news.com and updating our facebook page and also on twitter. >> we're going to move on. there are some changes in our weather as we hit the weekend. meteorologist sandhya patel is here with the latest on the forecast. >> the rain we had today is long go gone but more rain coming in. live doppler 7 hd, shows you what it
action. we know that lies are at stake and if there is an immediate shooting, our officers gather and engage. >> overall there was very little panic at local schools but definitely a solemn news that made parents want to be closer to their children today. >>> thanks very much. >>> there is a vigil of one in san jose we want to share with you. remarkable picture, the mother shared this photo. the little girl lighting a candle. some just his change. san jose loves connecticut. that is sandy hook elementary school. >> we have a lot more as the tragedy unfolds. stay with us for continuing coverage. receive urgent updates by downloading our free news app and opting for a push notification. find the latest at abc7news.com and updating our facebook page and also on twitter. >> we're going to move on. there are some changes in our weather as we hit the weekend. meteorologist sandhya patel is here with the latest on the forecast. >> the rain we had today is long go gone but more rain coming in. live doppler 7 hd, shows you what it is look like, skies are clearing out other than a few cloud
years early from high school. >> takes some action to resolve some inner problem he had, some dark part of his soul. >> we did talk to a former fbi profiler who said he is sure lanza showed warning signs. he said he likely told someone about his pent of frustration. he said killing a room of children didn't come out of the blue. . >>> the older brother of the suspected gunman is out of the police custody. he left a police station last flight. he was taken into custody hours after the shooting. police don't believe ryan lanza had anything to do with the shooting and said he has been cooperative. >> we are waiting to learn the names of those killed. all of the victims have been identified and families have been told but most of the names have not been released. we do know the identity of three of the victims. they include the shooter's mother nancy lanza, the school counselor and the principal. the principal was -- has been warmly remembered by parents who say she inspired students and took security there at the school very seriously. >>> in the wake of the shooting thousands of america
blamed. such is the case with carson palmer. some have been calling for tarell prior to get more action. the offensive coordinator says he plans to give pryor more snaps on sunday. he got 2 handoffs and this incomplete pass. >> when it's time for me to get a lot of reps and i get comfortable, i'll have success. i really truly believe that. >> the thing that i can say is that he continues to work. and he wants to be good. and i think as long as he's got that type of attitude and he's going to continue to work, there's a chance that he's going to develop. >> the raiders in carolina sunday then wrap up in san diego. >>> bowl season is officially here. tonight the poinsettia bowl byu and san diego. byu scored 3 touchdown s in a 6-minute span. this pick pd put the game on ice. byu denies the aztecs their first 10-win season ever. >>> kevin durant and the oklahoma city thunder, the league's hottest team, and here's the shot of the day. hangs on the top of the backboard and drops in. takes a couple of bounces, doink, doink, and then plop! goes right in. but the t-wolves had it going tonight
than half of the public believes government and society can take action to prevent future gun violence but that's up 13 points from the arizona shootings and since the newtown tragedy 43 percent of the people are more likely to support gun control. i'm chris monzingo reporting. >> vicki: a federal judge is givng the okay to b-p's settlement with businesses and people affected by the 20-10 oil spill in the gulf of mexico. under the settlement, b-p will pay an estimated 7- point-8 billion dollars to settle economic and medical claims from thousands of businesses and individuals in louisiana, alabama and other coastal areas. aside from seafood industry claims, there is no cap on the amount b-p will pay to those who agree to the class action settlement. the company will pay 2- point-3 billion dollars to commercial fishermen, seafood boat crews and other industry workers. the b-p oil spill was one of the worst in u-s history. >> the countdown to fiscal cliff negotiations reaches the final hour. but it's already too late for your first couple of paychecks in the new year. >> no matter what c
. >> southwest settles a class action lawsuit. find out what it will >> eric: good monday morning, 5:14, a live look from rooftop camera. you see the bay and bay bridge in the background. there is light rain scattered around the bay area. we will show some of that to you and mike will show you the forecast with live doppler 7-hd. >> discussion about a controversial soccer field project, it continues when city council meets this evening. the proposed property is opposed by environmental groups and some residents. concerns include the impact on wildlife and airport safety issues. supporters say the city needs more athletic fields. the project is supported by a 5-1 vote from the planning commission. >> southwest airlines has settled a lawsuit worth an estimated $29 million for drink vouch there's didn't have an expiration date. the class action suit covers 6 million unredeemed drink tickets. it's when southwest changed their policy because people were abusing the system by using photocopies of the vouchers. >>> with america accelerating to the so-called fiscal cliff. budget negotiations are pickin
actions and that's time -- facts and circumstances, and that's time consuming. we'll then work with the removal of deceased and initiate that process and we certainly have a great deal of work that needs to be done in this investigation. >> pelley: paul vance with the connecticut state police. i asked officer vance whether any family lost more than one child and he said that they were not certain of that at this point, they just didn't know. president obama at the white house today was visibly shaken when he came out to address the nation and we will have more of the president's remarks when this special coverage of the "cbs evening news" returns from newtown, connecticut. ,,,,,,,,,,, >> pelley: when president obama addressed the nation about the shooting he seemed visibly upset at the white house today. >> they had their entire lives ahead of them: birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives to helping our children fulfill their dreams. so our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandpa
hear from the high court today. >> reporter: we're expecting some type of action from the u.s. supreme court on proposition 8 which is the state ruling on same-sex marriage. there may be no action at all. this is a similar situation what wee saw on monday where the justices -- we saw on monday where the justices were deciding the case. the first decision, they could refuse to lower the ruling and that would mean that prop 8 is illegal and then gay marriages could happen next week. the second, the court could decide to hear the case and if that happens, a ruling could come by -- could come by june next year and then any action would be put on hold until further notice. as we take it back out here live, we'll keep you updated on the situation and we'll get any reaction if any ruling is done, brian flores, back to you. >>> john boehner says he wants to negotiate directly with president obama. he has asked that senate leaders and house minority leader nancy pelosi be excluded from future talks. >>> well, the closely-watched monthly unemployment report released this morning was better than
gun control. >> we are going to have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics. >> it is an obvious and perfectly appropriate emotional response to say something has to be done. >> reporter: he believes the american people will also have a change in public sentiment a call for gun control but he doesn't believe it will last long enough to change law. >> the only time when most citizens worry is in the middle of a mass shooting episode. >> reporter: when a mass shooting occurs gun control is called for but after it dies down the opponents gain traction because they care and they fight long term. >> the intensity of the opponents of control will outweigh the mild support that the rest of the population might feel. >> in 1999 during the columbine shooting 39 people were killed or injured. next year a poll showed can 62% of californians wanted stricter gun control. before the oakland shooting in april this year, that support dropped to 53%. >> reporter: the number of mass shootings have gone up in recent history. this year we have had 7 i
by a male co-worker. she says the company investigated her claims but took no action against the co- worker. she later was fired for allegedly badmouthing another co-worker. through a translator, she described the alleged harassment. >> translator: he tried to hug me. he tried to kiss me. and he told me stuff, sexual, dirty stuff. >> we work really hard to create a really family environment, a respectful environment, so we have policies to address sexual harassment. >> she says other women who work at me pueblo complained they have been harassed by the same employee but are afraid to come forward. the store will investigate those claims. >>> the investigation continues into connecticut's deadly school shooting. as the community continues to lay its young victims to rest. >> and it is clear outside. but there is a chill in the air. ktvu meteorologist steve followsom will be up next to tell us how cold it is going to be and for how long. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked,
this action out of respect for the victims and their families. dick's has stopped sales of modern sporting rifles during this time of mourning. they have not said how long this action will last. legal and business experts say this move could represent a shift in the national dialogue about guns. >> the public is continuing to speak out, in addition to corporate decisions, it can have a major impact on the policy discussions. >> at the very least i think it shows some sensitivity to public opinion and some willingness to bend to what consumer are interested in. >> here in the bay area, dick's sporting goods is building a store. >>> three oakland city leaders are leaving their seats. they take with them decades of experience. paul cam birds in oakland. >> reporter: only on 2 will you hear from mayor gene quan about this evening. happening right now, the council has started their meeting. this is the three of the longest serving council members casting what may be their final votes ever for the city of oakland. combined they have more than 50 years of experience. thigh have served the city of
no cause for disciplinary action. >>> a news crew from nbc is safe tonight after spending five days in captivity in syria. the network says reporter richard engel, his cameraman and producer were freed when a rebel group killed two of their kidnappers at a checkpoint. the network said the team was bound and blindfolded but not harmed. there was no claim of responsibility or ransom demands. >>> the fiscal cliff is now just two weeks away. john boehner rolled out plan b. he'll take his plan directly to the house floor with a bill to extend the low bush era tax rates for all americans making less than $1 million a year. democrats are calling the plan a farce. >> we do not have a balanced plan when the president is calling for $1.3 trillion in revenue and only willing to put $850 billion worth of cuts over ten years. >> every time we get down to doing something for the long-term financial security of this country, they take that football, and it's a charley brown episode. they jerk the ball away. this is what they're doing again. >> the latest cbs news poll shows only half of american
the secretary's swift action underscores how effective she is. >> secretary of state hillary clinton says she's recovering from a concussion. a deputy secretary testified in her place. >>> ed lee says he's planning to propose new legislation to get firearms off the streets. the move comes after two teenagers were gunned down in the bayview district last weekend. lorraine blanco is live with the details. >> reporter: mike, the mayor started his news conference, he said the city needs to make the streets of bayview -- the bayview district safer. he also said we need to provide more alternatives safer and he talked about the sandy hook tragedy saying we need to respond to the tragedy with tougher legislation nationwide. >> i joined over 750 other players across the country using social media and the technology that's available to us to signal a demand to congress that we need a plan and a plan and action to follow that, to ban these assault weapons. ♪ >> reporter: just before the mayor's news conference, members of the archdiocese of san francisco held a prayer vigil for the teen killed on sat
the vice president lay >>> we can only save one life. we have to take action. >> racing no time. the vice president lays out the ground work for assault on gun violence. >> and so we have had a ton of new buyers. >>> across the country and the bay area. gun sales are surging. and so do the efforts to get them off the streets. >> and why stop the gun buybacks? who is offering cash for violent video games. good evening i'm juliette goodrich. >> i'm ken bastida. let's get right to it. rain moving into the bay area as we speak. cbs 5 meteorologist paul is here to fire up the radar, which is firing up. the key is sending the signal out and getting it back, which means we have rain out there, especially at the golden gate area. i'll take you there. santa rosa west of the bay on north and east of st. helena and clear lake and clover dale and lake port. but the majority is still waiting for the first drops of rain. the central and south bay, they are currently just sitting there dry and cloudy. the wind advisory will be windy along for the rainfall at the coast and the city of the north
of the public believes government and society can take action to prevent future gun violence but that's up 13 points from the arizona shootings and since the newtown tragedy 43 percent of the people are more likely to support gun control. i'm chris monzingo >> take a look at this. a moment of sheer terror for any mother -- seeing her child in a shopping cart, rolling out of control, down a hill - and toward a highway. it was all caught on camera - and thankfully the baby is safe tonight thanks to a quick- thinking of a police officer. let's replay the video. from the dashboard camera of officer adam brunclik. the wisconsin officer was on patrol when he spotted this child in a yellow shopping cart. it was just a few feet away from a busy highway - so the officer sped toward the helpless infant. >> officer brunclik: "my immediate reaction was he was traveling fast and so i knew there wasn't an option to stop the cart, but i had to do something to try to stop traffic because it was headed directly towards a busy highway, so." >> chief andrea: "it's not often that officers have something like t
demanded action. (chanting) shame on nrasot words alone cannot heal our nation, only action can do that. gun violence is a national epidemic, and a national tragedy that demands more than words. we are the only industrialized that has this problem in the whole world. the only one. and that's why we need immediate national action from the president and from congress. it should be at the top of their agenda. washington. the nra. took down its facebook page friday. after posting a thank you for its 1.7 million "likes" a texas congressman offered an opposing view. saying things might have been different if the school principal had a weapon. >> so when she heard gunfire she pulls it out, and she didn't have to lunge heroically with nothing in her hands but she takes him out, takes his head off before he can kill those precious kids. >>reporter: as the victims are remembered. the debate on gun control is not forgoten. justine waldman kron 4 news >> you may be wondering how the u-s compares to other countries when it comes to gun ownership and regulation. we found that the u-s has the highest
the high-stakes weekend scramble friday night, imploring congressional leaders to take action immediately. >> the american people are not going to have any patience for a politically self-inflicted wound to our economy. >> reporter: with that harry reid and mitch mcconnell launched a last-ditch effort to craft a bipartisan plan to that would at the very least, protect most people from a big tax hike going into effect on new year's day. the senators and their staffs negotiated all day saturday. saturday night republican leader mcconnell made his offer. by this morning, a clear sense of optimism and warnings that failure would be unthinkable. >> there are certainly no breakthroughs yet, but there's a real possibility of a deal. >> if we are not able to reach an agreement, it will be dire. >> reporter: but the morning's optimism turned into the afternoon's pessimism. the senate opened for business at 1:00 p.m. with the ominous prayer from the chaplain. >> look with favor on our nation and save us from self-inflicted wounds. >> reporter: soon democratic leader reed acknowledged he had not bee
on blame than action. >>> also, he's being called one of the great military giants of our time. this morning, general norman schwarzkopf is being remembered as a soldier and a patriot. >>> and a woman shoves a man in front of an oncoming train and then runs away. it's the second deadly subway shoving this month. and this morning, we're getting our first look at the woman police say did it. >>> and it was a gift meant for a stranger. but it built a community. the unexpected outcome of one man's message in a bottle. >>> good morning. i'm muhammad lila, in for rob nelson. >> i'm brandi hitt. paula faris is on assignment today. we begin this morning with a new effort to avoid the fiscal cliff. it's an 11th-hour attempt to reach a deal. but lawmakers are not optimistic. >> wendy gillette is here with the latest. good morning, wendy. >> reporter: good morning, president obama will meet be lawmakers this afternoon. time is running out with no deal in sight. president obama will meet with congressional leaders later today at the white house. but it may be too late for a deal. there's j
to install them. the board did not single out vimgs for disciplinary action. instead it praised the responders including two former s.e.a.l.s who died in the assault and the diplomatic security agents for their courage in the, quote, near impossible situation. the pentagon was absolved of any blame for their deaths, saying, quote, the interagency response was timely and appropriate, but there simply was not enough time for armed u.s. military assets to have made a difference. the review also submitted 29 recommendations on how to improve security at diplomatic posts. including hiring more security and personnel who speak arabic. in a letter to congress secretary clinton says she accepts every single one of the recommendations made. she already is sending hundreds of marine guards to bolster posts and asks congress to provide more funding. >> margaret brennan, thanks. >>> also in washington is cbs news political director john dickerson. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. >> what are the ramifications of this report? >> well, the political ramifications, in a sense
sprung into action and were the first casualties. >>> the sense of loss is being felt in the area tonight. several dozen people gathered. they wanted to do something local to show their support. >>> president obama today addressed the nation in an emotional speech shortly after the shooting. he said the country's leaders must take meaningful action regardless of politics in response to the violence. >> we've endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years. and each time i learn the news, i react not as a president, but as anybody else would. as a parent. and that was especially true today. >> several gun control advocacy groups were already in washington for a leadership training conference when the deadly shooting happened. >> the name of our god that is good and holy we pray. >> reporter: as news of the tragedy spread, dozens of people gathered outside the white house for an impromptu vigil to remember those lost today. they chanted, lit candles and asked for gun changes. >>> while the white house said today is not the day for that discussion, debra villalon live in san franci
not have such a happy ending. dr. kim mulvihill, cbs 5 healthwatch. >>> the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. >> pushing for a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" just days before the deadline. the progress report from president obama and his backup plan. >>> why there's a manhunt for the woman in this surveillance video. a case involving death and deja vu. >> the guy grabbed him and put him in the car and took off. >> a dog taken and held for ransom. the effort to get back a pilfered pomeranian. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news at 6:00. >> this is deja vu all over again. we are now at the last minute. >> last-minute talks on the "fiscal cliff." tonight, we're going into the long holiday weekend still no deal. but there is a bit of confidence that the senate will reach a last-minute agreement. with three days to go there were talks today, then the president addressed the nation. thigh presidentgrace lee reports. >> reporter: the plan b would be this. if there is no deal, then the president says he still expects the senate to take action. he says
the issue of conditional use permits in february. one major gun retailer is taking action. dick's sporting goods is pulling certain kinds of semi- automatic rifles off its shelves nationwide and removing all guns from its store closest to the site of friday's shooting. store leaders say this is out of respect for the victims ard their families. but it's not clear how long it will last. in the midst of the growing national debate, the nra hasn't made any public statement. the country's largest gun rights organization has since taken down its facebook page and went silent on the social media scene. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> for more on bay area gun buy- back programs and continuing coverage off the school tragedy go to cbssf.com. >>> happening right now, owners of a game stop shop in concord are cleaning up after a car drove into it. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the clayton valley shopping center with all the details. good morning, elissa. >> reporter: good morning. definitely a brazen burglary here. you can see behind me the gamestop has been boarded up and workers have come in to
into action. >> when i opened the door of a saw black smoke and fire. i heard my aunt scream and say something. everything happened so fast. >> i looked out the window. >> they love they remember her that she loved playing and she did not have the strength to talk to me. they are keeping watch on where she is now living in. >> she was wonderful, caring. >> i think that this was because every possible candle burning fahe.... >> expect some cool temperatures tonight. temperatures are going to plummet. look for the coldest readings with temperatures in the 20's. the east bay valleys, and even a 20's by the day. temperatures like this will be mid upper 20s. fairfield, 20's. below freezing in pleasanton, livermore. 30's by the bay. it is going to be a cold night again tonight which happens to be we receive. even we see-new year's. 30's and loved. i will talk more about the first couple of days. the 49ers --- nfc west champions for a second year in a row. they beat the arizona cardinals 27 - 13, in their final game of the regular season. the niners now looking ahead to the playoffs - and thanks to
shutting down. the washington, d.c. based nonprofit cause of action says it's working with the owners to take legal action against the national park service. last week the interior department said the government would not reyou in the company's permit to operate at the point reyes national seashore which is set to expire in 90 days. >>> a revamped facebook messenger service could be competing with text messaging according to some analysts. the new android app was unveiled today in south africa, india, australia and venezuela. the service works like an instant message network except users can bypass expensive global text messaging fees, implemented by cell phone companies. the service is expected to roll out worldwide soon. >>> federal regulators ever approved disney's deal to buy lucas film. the $4.5 billion deal was announced in october. today anti-trust regulators issued the notice of claire are clearance. disney says with its new acquisition was star wars franchise it plans to make sequels to the six part series. >>> organizers of san francisco's outside lands music festival have s
for action but security has been a -- has not yet called for action but security has been the talk for a few days. ant this school has put up -- and this school has put up gates and spaces. >> there's mass words that you need to get in. and we try to have wooden doors where the people would try to shot and come in. our number one job besides teeing our students is -- teaching our students is that they learn and that they are safe and they know they are love. >> reporter: awareness and training, they say, may have saved lives in connecticut. after columbine, schools started to do drills. officials say you can expect those drills to increase. that's it from here. live in san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> it's 8:03. on sunday, yesterday, president obama and more than 2,000 people gathered to honor victims and first responders in newtown. [ applause ] >> there was a standing ovation for law enforcement who were able to help get dozens of young children safely out of the school. president obama read aloud the names of the 20 children killed. he promise
's shooting in connecticut. a post on facebook said he supports the actions of the gunman and is thinking about carrying out similar actions. the police say he has access to firearms in his home. >>> and in newtown with the exception of sandy hook elementary people are resuming going back to school. with the exception of nancy lanza she was devoted to her children. one man said she could come to school to help her interact with other children. nancy would also help friends and strangers and in the meantime, there is no clue on what led him to shoot at innocent children. they were not able to get any information out of the computer because he destroyed it with a hammer or screwdriver before the massacre began. >>> the names and ages were red allowed. 20 flames represented the lives taken too soon. the gunman's mother and the gunman. >> people in our community are just heart broken over what has happened in connecticut and we all identify with the parents and with the community where these little children have been killed so horribly. >> one person with a special bond to newtown is betty. h
morning news continues. >> the opening bell on wall street a little nutcracker action which the ballet bringing in the morning bell. the question is what the santa claus rally continue? the dow features are up 33. it appears republicans and democrats are getting closer to a possible deal. we'll bring you the numbers on wall street throughout the day. >> now for the numbers on the weather front and they are low. >> you are right. and app but it is 28 degrees right now. the wind chill is 23 degrees. it is very cold up north. and oakland a wind chill is at 30 degrees. same for hayward where the current temperature is 34. it feels like 37 below freezing. 29 and pleasanton 36 in redwood city. sam francisco is 31 but the north bay temperatures are all in the upper 20s. well below the freezing mark. there is a freeze warning in the north bay because of freezing conditions. there is a frost advisory in effect until at 8:00 a.m.. colder temperatures are around sunrise, it will continue to get colder this morning. >> we are watching at the tens of hot spot for interstate 580 in the westbound com
ipo? new information on that. >>> the sporting goods store taking new action in response to the tragedy in >>> good morning. 6:15. i just updated temperatures, 33 fairfield, napa 34, santa rosa 36, concord 37 livermore, san jose los gatos 41, 42 fremont, 44 oakland, 45 san francisco, san rafael. 48 half moon bay. eight to 21° cooler than yesterday definitely bundle up as you step out. sunshine today, low to mid 50s showers over the ocean frosty just about everywhere tomorrow morning, high clouds and sun low to mid 50s, get ready for the wet weather blustery conditions thursday into friday. >>> special tribute got underway in connecticut honoring the lives lost in friday's tragic shooting in newtown. the university of connecticut men's basketball team played its first game. the team, cheerleaders and others formed a circle around center court, some held candles, wore special patches sh for sandy hook some had it on their faces. monday night football also paid tribute. the new york giants and titans held a moment of silence before the start of the game last night flags fle
action. >> san francisco mayor ed lee pushing for stronger regulations on certain types of ammunition. he is proposing a citywide ban on commercial sales of hollow point bullets. he also wants police notified when anyone in the city buys 500 or more rounds of ammunition at once. >>> san francisco police also announced plans for another gun buyback event afternoon last weekend's huge successful one. but cbs 5 reporter mark sayre shows us it may be impossible to keep one a huge spike in gun sales. >> this hand guard is attached by -- >> reporter: here at the bay area gun vault in mountain view the owner says business has been brisk. >> one of the most popular sellers, the ar-15 semi- automatic rifle. >> well, uhm, the government is wanting to ban certain types of rifles and they are very popular. and people have been caught on the fence of buying them are now pushed over to the edge where if i can't get them quick i will get them now. >> reporter: with fears of gun laws, gun owners an enthusiasts aren't taking chances. >> we have a ton of new buyers. people who never bought them before are
to stay. social media is here to stay. what do you see as a possibility? >> my own belief is actions. actions are needed. decisions need to be made. that requires leadership, people to step forward and say, look, follow me, and i will take us in a different direction. we're going to face up to these things. then it is each individual's a choice. are they going to be a part of that, are they going to be a part of this endless food fight? >> a few historians have written books recently about the great senators, the great leaders of the past, and suggesting there fewer and farther between. with your study of this institution, this body, would you agree with that? >> i think there are many exceptional people here. i said in my farewell speech yesterday, i have enormous respect for this institution. the vast majority of my colleagues want to do the right thing. many times, doing the right thing, it is hard to know what is the right have to take in the midst of all of this conflict. -- half to take in the midst of all of this conflict. >> that is different from leadership. >> that is absol
treatment i needed. my disease was obesity please join the obesity action coalition to acknowledge obesity as a disease visit obesity action dot org to sign an open letter pledging your support together we can make a choice to end obesity now. . >>> a warning for people to head out to the water. how high these swells are supposed to get. >> outside the doors this morning it is a chilly start and a few showers are falling but these are moving out. i will have what you can expect for saturday coming up. >> and a fire breaks out in a bank. details on the fire fight and what was done overnight to protect what was left inside. >> and cheers and celebration its as same sex marriage becomes legal in another united states state today. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome. it's saturday december 29th. >> good morning. wet, windy across parts of the bay area. let's check in with rosemary. >> good morning. a weak system that is beginning to move out of the area already. giving you a look around the bay area. picking up partly
problem. >> by the council's action yesterday we're trying to get this fixed as soon as we can in hopefully a matter of weeks as oppose today a matter of month. >> tonight's commute a lot smoother than this morning's. this recent storm almost nearly crush add san francisco story. we're going to have their story coming up. live here at the golden gate. >>> body was found in a rural road in fairfield this morning. officer got a call at about 8:45. they found moses lying on pea body road. he apparently had been hit bay chevy pickup truck. the debris there at the scene led them to a home in vacaville where they found a truck that matched the evidence. they arrest it had man they mrooef was the driver, 23-year-old alex perez, jr., on felony hit and run charges. >>> a driver is being treated for minor injuries after a dramatic roll overaccident. pickup truck crashed while traveling westbound on i mf-80 in livermore afternoon. the truck hit a puddle of water and she lost control. the vehicle flipped several times and over the median barrier before landing in an eastbound lane. chp off
swinging into action from this hurricane preparedness. and i looked and saw the tree. i at that point, it was a branch sticking out and i said you better go. the glass had already popped out because the bat was right underneath eat it. and right when he rolled over, just two seconds later, right underneath it -- it came down. >> a 75- ton crane had to be brought in ... to begin removing the tree from the house, >> new this morning... one person is dead after a house fire ripped a home in san francisco's ingleside heights neighborhood. the one-alarm fire was reported last night in the area of 60 saint charles avenue around 8:30. the fire was contained around 9... the victim's identity is not being released at this time. >> also new this morning... the contra costa county sheriff's office is investigating a homicide. it happened last night in pleasant hill. it was reported near the intersection of interstate highway 680 and concord avenue. no further details have been released. we will bring you updates as they become available. >> napa county sheriff's deputies are searching for an 85
will rule this morning. we are anticipating some type of action on proposition 8 which is the states ruling on gay marriage. now this is a similar situation to what we saw on monday this week where the justices met behind closed doors to decide whether or not to take the case. but let's lay out what could happen this morning and this afternoon. the first is that the justices could completely refuse to review the lower courts ruling that essentially states that prop 8 is illegal. this is a key if that is the case, then gay pup couples could legal -- gay couples could legally marry next week. the justices could decide to hear the case if that happens a ruling on prop 8 could come by june and a third situation which is similar to what happened on monday what we may be anticipating today the justices would put any action on hold until further notice. they are not required to provide any reason why but it could be january until any action on prop 8 is heard again. but again we'll get reaction and any reaction here from the castro district if there is a ruling that comes this morning or this afte
to take action. the newtown united, a new form a group is calling for sensible gun legislation. >> we have 20 children that we are burying. >> we have learned that the day before her death, she just returned from a short trip to a luxury resort in new hampshire. in recent years she felt comfortable about leaving her son at home non-supervised. >> we're all going to continue to keep you updated with chilly conditions in the north bay. mid upper 20s. the thermometer, showing 26 decreased it is called we will be back. . it is cold 26-degrees.. >> welcome back. processions. taking a look at the markets this morning.market futures indicate the nasdaq in the positive, and the dow and the s and p in the negative. stocks end the day down. after little measurable progress was reported in the ongoing budget negotiations in washington. here's a look at yesterdays closing numbers. on wall street. the dow dropped 99-points. after posting 100-point gains over the past two days. both the nasdaq and s-and-p-500 lost 10-points. we'll be watching the stock market all morning index of stories.. >> airplane m
side. the infant recliner blamed for five deaths. new action just announced by government officials. >>> catch the raiders and broncos tonight here on abc 7. larry biel and sports anchor mike shumann will tweet during the game you can follow them. you can also get updates on facebook.com/abc7news. >>> welcome back. doesn't this make you feel better about the morning commute? it won't be raining and your commute won't take three times as long. let's talk about fun. temperatures in the 50s now. as we head into the noon hour when the gates open over at the coliseum, 56°, we start to see sun break out, brighter 3:00 and 58, game time 5:20, partly cloudy and 56, 9:00 still partly cloudy, around 50°. have fun. >>> new morning, the duchess of cambridge has left a london hospital where she was being treated for acute morning sickness related to her pregnancy. this is new video of a smiling kate middleton leaving the hospital early this morning. her husband prince william by her side. both smiling politely, flowers i'm sure he got her. the royal couple's office says kate will head to kensi
play for the first time. even though he hasn't seen any regular season action, coach harbaugh is impressed. >> great progress from a.j. he has been -- executed well when he has been out there, so he has given great expert football reward effort. >> mike: when the raiders lost darren mcfadden to ankle injury they put the ball in the hand of carson palmer. unfortunately the raiders have lost six games. palmer has 30 interceptions, six fumble losses, and a big pick within the five yardline against denver thursday night. can't fault palmer. receivers have been banged it. now the coach is looking at the future of the team. >> i'm not displeased with carson. i think he'd be the first to admit when he makes a mistake and he understands, and he continues to work to try to lead this football team and he is one of the guys we have to lean on to go forward. >> mike: the 11 year army and navy faced off in one of the fiercest rivalries in football. playing nor the commander in chief's trophy, handed out to the best team among the three service academies. both teams beat air force so the tr
was later arrested when other molestation actions came to light. he's due to go to court later on five other accusations. >>> a coach is accused of secretly videotaping a young girl. an underaged girl told police she was taped while changing clothes for a photo shoot. the 30-year-old coach is a part- time photographer. >>> a morgan hill mother accused of using her young daughter to help her shoplift is due in court this afternoon. marcie kielen is expected to enter a plea to charges today. she's accused of abandoning her 10-year-old daughter at a safeway store in september. it happened after police say she was confronted by store employees while trying to take a basket full of groceries out to her mom's car. >>> sunnyvale police are investigating a purse snatching and another armed attack near the cal station. a woman said she was waiting for a taxi at 12:15 when a man with a gun took her purse. a few minutes later, a man called police two say two -- to say two men pushed him down, brandished a handgun and demanded money. they fled before they got anything. police are trying to determine if
is in the bay view village with the quick action they took to rescue the unresponsive child. >> well, good evening. the lieutenant here tells me the two officers tonight are decompressing at home after a very emotional rescue not ready to talk on camera. this morning they drove the dying newborn baby boy to the hospital in a patrol car. one officer driving behind the wheel. the other officer in the passenger seat giving the child cpr. >> with an unresponsive newborn t two fast acting officers decided not to wait for an ambulance. instead, they drove the baby right to the emergency room. a two minute ride that made all the difference. >> they saved a life this morning and there's a young child, a young baby boy with a whole life in front of him because of what they did. >> the baby was breathing after arriving at the hospital. his mother was also transported and is also expected to survive. this began around 2:00 this morning with a 911 call from the providence foundation home less shelter. the woman knocked on the door saying she had just given birth. the shelter supervisor tell necessary
for the kids but the problem was, there just weren't any. so instead of complaining, these parents took action and founded the yu ming charter school. it's this week's "cool school." tucked away in the heart of oakland amongst the hustle and bustle of chinatown, something special is brewing. >> no english in classes. >> reporter: two years old the school is already 150-plus students strong children from all over alameda county immersed in mandarin chinese all day long. and how do you say i love the yu ming school? [ non-english language ] >> reporter: it means nurturing the future. it was the brainchild of nine parents that all wanted their kids to be bilingual. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: the children speak english only 10% of each day. the rest of their studies all chinese. >> it's amazing. you see these kids, you know, half of whom have no mandarin exposure and by now three months into school and they are already speaking mandarin, they are reading some perhaps, trying to write characters. it's incredible. >> reporter: yu ming features k- 2 but plans to go k-8 over the next six y
the executive director and clinical director and taken disciplinary action against several employees. the state is also adding a california highway patrol executive to oversee the criminal investigation but is it enough after years of abuse allegations and who is ultimately to blame? >> blame and responsibility go to several levels, staff who routinely fail to report these cases in a timely manner, and then won't discuss -- won't talk to law enforcement about what they have seen and heard. there's a wall of silence that goes up inside developmental centers. >> reporter: gabrielson says he is not even sure of the extent of the abuse because there's been some serious pushback across the responsible state departments. not an easy investigation. he says the state hides behind patient confidentiality even in cases of homicide and rape. the state public health department which regulates the facility says it will begin to monitor the facility every day. in the newsroom, grace lee, cbs 5. >>> your tv viewing just got a little quieter. the calm act which limits the volume of tv commercials went into eff
they sprung into action. 2 big honor awarded to local figure skater today. local figure skater today. stay with us >> well fire officials put out the list of holiday do and don't today and topping that list is this. tonight forget to water your christmas tree today. they lit a dry tree to show how quickly it burst in flames. pine went up in 90 seconds. it was left to nothing but ashes. menlo park officials held their own show and tell. to drape turned this tiny room into an absolute inferno in just minutes as you can see. about 400 people die each year in the united states. because of holiday related fires. advice we hear every year but always bears repeating because the danger is very real at homes this time of year. >> 2 san francisco police officers recalled a very emotional call from last week that brought them to tears literally. police chief greg sur hailed officer matt cloud and steve gris as hero for last wed. they found a baby born just minutes earlier. the newborn covered in blood and not breathing. ambulance was 10 mp away so they decided to drive the baby to the ho
to newtown connecticut and president barack obama is pledging to take action, a newly formed group, newtown united is advocating gun legislation. >> if we don't follow up on this their deaths are in vain. >> reporter: nancy lanza had just returned from a short trip to a luxury resort to new hampshire. in recent years, she felt comfortable in leaving her son at home unsupervised. >> and we'll see a total of 6 funerals and tomorrow that will be a day of mourning. church bells will be running 26 times for each victim at 9:30 a.m., the exact same time the shooting happened, back to you. >>> members of the sikh community came together to remember the victims of the newtown shootings. earlier they were hit with a similar tragedy, when a man killed 6 people before shooting himself. >>> and for victim of the newtown connecticut shootings, the event begins at justin herman plaza. those who attend are asked to bring an unwrapped teddy bear. >>> a secret settlement has been reached over the late artist's multi- million dollar estate. it remains unclear who will get the mansion. he willed his estate to
the tragic events inspired this u.s. marine to take action in his community... >> americans are getting fed up with the stalled negotiations about the fiscal cliff. a majority of taxpayers want one particular side to bulging. >> reporter: president barack obama and house speaker john boehner butted heads publicly and are at odds over who should pay more in taxes. more than half of taxpayers want republicans to give and 44% want democrats to give in negotiations. house speaker john boehner put his plan "b" at a vote and that would raise taxes for those making more than $1 million a year but president barack obama said he will veto it. he expects anybody making more than 400,000 a year should be taxed. tax increases will go into effect for everyone less than one week today. >> we are two weeks from the fiscal cliff and there is still time for us to come to an agreement and i hope that this time will be well used. >> and we are expecting an earful when the house meets in about 45 minutes and puts plan "b" to a vote sometime this afternoon. life in washington carla campbell ktvu channel 2 morni
. the baby boy was not breathing when officers found him. they took swift action and drove the baby to the hospital themselves. one performed cpr while the other drove and his mother has pled not guilty to child cruelty charges. >>> they are searching for somebody who reportedly attacked a woman. it happened in the parking lot just before 7:30 last night. the woman was approached from behind. the man pointed something in the back of her head and demanded money. she did not have any cash so she gave him her driver's license and credit card. so he drove off in a light modeled small car. >>> montreal blakely was killed in san francisco. friends and family will gather for a candle light vigil and watch a small video about his short life. he was shot to death as he walk into the bay view district. so far no arrests have been made. >>> the country is just 12 days away from going over that fiscal cliff. carla campbell reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, talking about house speaker john boehner's plan "b," here is more. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner's plan would extend the
as president obama is calling for meaningful action soon on gun reform. ♪ ♪ ♪ amazing grace ♪ >> reporter: tears flowed freely neighboring communities came together for a tribute to newtown. >> benjamin, one of the greatest in heaven. >> reporter: funeral processions seeped to spread across connecticut, children and adults. more than 100 firefighters honored young daniel who wanted to grow up to be one of them. >> very upsetting that these young kids had their lives taken so early. >> reporter: mourners paid respect to sandy hook principal and teacher soto. >> i think any teacher what do what she did and not blink and just do whatever had to be done to protect those children. >> reporter: rebirth of sorts o for sandy hook students some got first look at new classrooms on loanhá from a neighboring town the principal taking the helm here will come out of retirement as a former sandy hook principal. in washington president obama issued resounding call to action. >> the president: this is not some washington commission. >> reporter: the president announced powerful team of cabinet members no
. >> we need people accountable for their action and taking pride in the community so doing the right thing is the primary message we want to get out. >> after the i-team called, he and city engineers walked the area themselves to see what was happening and he is making lopez an offer. >> if they would like to do a walk along with us, we would be happy to go out and walk to school with them and see those issues from their perspective. always open to learning that way. >> we'll make sure sophia gets the message and the time line on the crosswalk, four to six weeks. the city will organize more safety education to teach kids how to deal with the traffic and cut down on risky moves you saw. >> katie: bay area charity has but the put out a holiday wish list and dire need of christmas hams. they need to collect 500 hams before tuesday for their christmas dinner. they made a similar appeal for turkeys before thanksgiving. st. anthony's serves thousands of meals a day. donations can be dropped off the dining room on golden gate avenue. >> you still have a few hours to make sure that bay area
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